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These modern shower tile ideas and designs for 2023 will have you looking to redesign your bathroom! Did you know that changing the shower tile pattern for your bathroom can transform the entire look of the bathroom?

Not every look will fit into every bathroom and that is why it is important to have a large set of ideas to choose from.

Below are some shower tile ideas that can transform any bathroom into something new and spectacular.

44 Modern Shower Tile Ideas To Make Your Bathroom Amazing

Shower Tile Design Ideas

Staggered Rows Mixed with Organized Rows

Slates of Light Wood bathroom shower tile

You Don’t Have To Go Symmetrical. Not every tile in your shower has to be lined up perfectly to create a beautiful tile pattern. In fact, some shower tile patterns are purposely put into a disorganized look. This can be done by staggering the tiles with different colors or even shapes. These types of shower tile ideas are truly endless.


The Hawaiian Straw

The Hawaiian Straw tile idea

Green Raindrops Shower Tile Ideas

Green Raindrops shower

Scales of Grey

Scales of Grey bathroom shower tile accent

Triangular Shades of Blue

bathroom idea with Triangular Shades of Blue

Checkered Tan with Solid White

Checkered Tan with Solid White bathroom tile

A Checkered to Solid Color Shower Tile.  Another shower tile idea is a solid color that meets up with a solid pattern. This wall tile can be a checkered area of different colored small tiles and then an area that has one single color of tile. This can help make certain areas of the shower sand out by the change in a pattern. The tile ideas are endless for this type of shower tile and can be laid out according to your preference.


Large Marble Rectangles

Large Marble Rectangles bathroom shower

Shifting Planks

Shifting Planks shower tile

Blue Tile Waterfall

Blue Tile Waterfall tile shower

Solid White Marble Crisp

Solid White Crisp shower's tile

Try a solid color of tile in the entire shower except for on or around the built-in niche then lay out a checkered look of two tones of tile.


Honeycomb Brown

Honeycomb Brown shower tiles

Extruded White Brick

Extruded White Brick bathroom tile ideas

Chevron Shapes

Chevron Shapes tile ideas

Tall Standing White Tiles

bathroom shower tile ideas
A checkered tile pattern except for around certain areas of the shower like the faucets or maybe even a shelf. This shower tile pattern can be reversed as well for an equally unique look.


Contrasting Built-in Niche Centerpiece

Contrasting Centerpiece bathroom tile ideas

To create a beautiful masterpiece in the center of your walk-in shower that is even more eye-popping, you can have a staggered look of tile with a set pattern in the center. For example, you can choose to do a letter to represent your last name or even just a diamond tile design or a particular shape with a set color.


Rustic Alley Way

Rustic Alley Way bathroom tile

Outdoor Oasis – Flattened Pebble Floor Tiles

Outdoor Oasis - Flattened Pebble Tile Base

Freckled Pebble Tiles

Shower Ideas with Freckled Pebble Tiles

3 Texture Title Mix – River Stone, Marble, Faux Tile Wood

3 Texture Tile Mix - River Stone, Marble, Faux Tile Wood

Polka Dotted Tan Pebble Tile With Faux Wood Tile Shower Tile Ideas

Polka Dotted Tan Pebble Tile

Shiny Metallic

Shiny Metallic shower tile

Small Pixel Tiles

Small Pixel Tiles

Monochrome Polygonal Tile

shower tiles ideas with Monochrome Polygonal Tile

Blue Subway Tile Contrast with 1×1 White Tile

bathroom idea with Blue Subway Tile

Shower tile ideas using a Two-Toned Tile Pattern. A bathroom tile pattern that involves two different colors can definitely transform your bathroom shower. Consider, shower tile that has two of the similar colors but of a different tone. This can create a tile pattern that is less boring and more fun. Also, the tile colors can be of a different contrast altogether. This can transform the showers look completely.


Slant Pattern with Center Attraction

Slant Tile Pattern with Center Attraction

Go Green

70's Green Multi-Width shower tiles

Pac-Man Kids Shower Tile

Pac-Man Kids Shower Tile

Rocky Path

Rocky Path bathroom shower tile ideas

Peacock Design

Peacock Shades tile shower

Yellow 70’s Tile Design

Yellow 70's Tile Design

Faux Wooded Tile Shower Idea

Wooded Tile Shower

Is That Really Tile? One way to really change the entire look of your bathroom’s shower tile is to purchase a set of tiles that do not even look ceramic tile or like shower tiles at all. There are endless designs on the market of shower tiles that can customize any shower to perfection! Shower tile can be purchased with an appearance of wood which creates a modern touch.


White Rectangles

White Rectangles shower's tile

Go Completely Solid with Your Favorite Colors.  Another way to change up a bathroom shower tile pattern is to go completely solid. It is all about your individual preference! One way to change your shower tile is to choose a color that fits the bathroom. Even some vibrant colors can fit well into a shower tile setting. Solid white shower tiled bathrooms have been owned by many.


Tan Staggered Shower Tile Ideas

Tan Staggered shower tiles

Thin Grey Stripes with Pebbles

Thin Grey Stripes with Pebbles shower tile idea

Bricked Travertine Shower Tile Ideas

Bricked Travertine bathroom tile ideas

One of our best bathroom shower tile ideas is to do a contrast between a solid and checkered look between the tile floor and ceiling.


Sprinkles of Fun

Sprinkles of Fun shower tiles ideas

Another way to change some things up in your bathroom shower with just the shape of the tile is to turn some of the tile pieces in diagonal directions with different colors. This can really make some of those pieces of tile stand out more than the other and even transform the entire look.


Slight Color Variations

Slight Color Variations tile idea

Beautiful Natural Stone Tile Mix

Beautiful Stone Tile Mix tile shower ideas

Small-Scale Narrow Extruded Rows

Small-scale narrow tiles in extruded rows

Diamonds Designs with Subway Tile

Diamonds Shower Tile Designs with Subway Tile

Different Tile Shapes Make A Wonderful Pattern. Sometimes the color of the tile does not even need to be changed to transform a bathroom’s shower tile. One way to mix things up a little bit and add a unique and elegant look to a shower is to change up the shower tile with a mix match shapes between the shower floor and shower walls. The tiles can change from squares to rectangles or even a broken tile appearance can sometimes be used to change things up a bit.


Vertical Glass Subway Shower Tile Ideas

Vertical Glass Subway Tile

Translucent Polygonal Tile Pattern

Translucent Polygonal Tile Pattern


Moroccan Inspired Tile Pattern

Moroccan Inspired Tile Pattern

Mini-Teal Subway Tile

Mini-Teal Subway Tile

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